Child dies after being hit by pickup truck

A child died Sunday afternoon in a tragic accident in southwest Houston.

February 27, 2011 4:16:29 PM PST
An 18-month old boy has died after he was hit by a pickup truck in southwest Houston Sunday afternoon. Investigators say a man was driving through an apartment parking lot on Gustine and Sapling Way. Family members of the little boy say he'd gotten outside and they called for him. He was running back to the apartment and ran in front of the truck.

The boy, who family members identified as Brian Espinal, died en route to the hospital. No charges have been filed.

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